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verb recuperate pronunciation in British English /rɪˈkuːpəreɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrecuperate
he/she/itrecuperates
present participlerecuperating
past tenserecuperated
past participlerecuperated
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to get better after being ill or injured

    He's recuperating from major heart surgery.

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  2. 2
    [transitive] formal to get something again, especially money
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recuperation

 recuperate pronunciation in British English /rɪˌkuːpəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]
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